The Road God - English

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  • Created on: 15-11-18 03:00

At the heart of the Road there are some questions about God. Is there one, why would God leave humans alone in such a horrible world, how should people behave if there is no God. While the man seems to be angry with God for forsaking the world, the boy takes it for granted that one should be good even in a bad world, and acts if God exists. McCarthy seems to propose that God is a story that people tell themselves.

Anger to God

The man is angry with God. He remembers a world in which things were better and where it was possible to belive in God. In a reality of a destroyed world where he is certainly dying and his son is constantly in danger, he rails against god.

"He descended into a gryke in the stone and there he crouched coughing and he coughed for a long time…


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